Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
Days like today are tough. Really, really, really tough.
It’s not just that the market is moving higher. Hell, if you’re not used to it by now, you’ll never be used to it. We’ve been living in the “up” world for five and a half years now.
It’s a combination of things………. (more…)
This caricature was sent in by Sloper “Pete”, who lives here in the Bay Area. Beautiful!
Any stock that can actually be down on a day like this has my attention. FireEye, one of my short positions, is close enough to lifetime lows to be very hazardous. By definition, there’s nothing but empty air beneath $25.58:
Here is today’s swing-trading watch-list:
Long Micron Technology (MU)
I just saw this ad…………incredible. A financial planning firm is actually using Robin Williams’ image (without permission, I think we can all rest assured) and name to pedal its financial products. Seriously, is there any limit to decency anymore? This man just killed himself, leaving behind millions of saddened fans and a heartbroken family, and some schmuck trying to make a buck uses Williams’ name and face in an attempt to benefit? Disgusting.